CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - A newly detected computer virus aims to steal Venezuelans' online credentials using a link that purports to reveal information about the country's recent presidential election, the digital security company Kaspersky Lab said on Friday.
The malicious software was
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors have called for more charges against a California teen accused of stealing celebrity chef Guy Fieri's Lamborghini and shooting at a couple.
Marin County prosecutor Yvette Martinez-Shaw said Thursday during Max Wade's preliminary hearing that she will
DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas woman who beat her 2-year-old daughter and glued the toddler's hands to a wall was sentenced Friday to 99 years in prison.
Elizabeth Escalona faced from probation to life in prison, and prosecutors had sought 45 years behind bars.
Family members in the courtroom
By KEN MILLERAssociated Press
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Ex-Oklahoma State basketball player Darrell Williams was freed Friday after a judge gave him a suspended sentence in a sexual assault case in which Williams insisted he was innocent.
Williams, 23, had been jailed since he was convicted in
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is defending Vice President Joe Biden's debate statement that "we weren't told" there had been requests for more security at the U.S. consulate in Libya where four Americans were killed in a terrorist attack one month ago.
A State Department official
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, addressing criticism of the Obama administration's handling of a deadly attack on U.S. consulate in Libya, on Friday defended the need for American diplomats and aid workers in
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
After their running mates slugged it out in a spirited debate, President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are on deck.
The next debate is theirs, a town-hall format Tuesday night at Hofstra University in New York. With the race so close in the polls, any
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Anyone who paid attention to a hearing in Congress this week knew that the administration had been implored to beef up security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya before the deadly terrorist attack there. But in the vice presidential debate Thursday
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. authorities believe that Iranian-based hackers were responsible for cyberattacks that devastated Persian Gulf oil and gas companies, a former U.S. government official said. Just hours later, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the
By BEN HUBBARD and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Fighters from a shadowy militant group with suspected links to al-Qaida joined Syrian rebels in seizing a government missile defense base in northern Syria on Friday, according to activists and amateur video.
It was unclear if the